University of Mary Washington

Stafford Campus




Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The 30-credit Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting will prepare individuals to assume greater responsibility in the management of organizations and their accounting functions. Persons applying to sit for the CPA examination on or after July 1, 2006 in Virginia must possess at least 150 credits of college education, including a baccalaureate or higher degree conferred by an accredited college or university. As part of the required degree and credits or in addition to them, applicants must have completed an accounting concentration or the equivalent û 30 credits of accounting û plus an additional 24 credits in business courses other than accounting. The accounting certificate will be available to those whose positions and goals require the knowledge and skills provided by the concentration, but who do not want to pursue the MBA.


The University of Mary Washington is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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